Usage examples for sodium

  1. Salt is a substance the molecules of which contain atoms of sodium and of chlorine. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. After looking at this for some time with deep attention, he drew from the case a tiny spirit lamp which was evidently filled with an alcoholic solution of some sodium salt, for when he lit it I recognised the characteristic yellow sodium flame. – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  3. In a sodium- chloride solution I found they will not develop, but by adding a trace of calcium as many eggs will develop as in the sea water. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  4. Some of the dissolved substances are never redeposited, but remain in solution as salts in the sea, the most abundant of which is sodium chloride. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. As an example, draw the platinum wire between the fingers, and then place in flame, and note presence of sodium. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  6. If a sodium salt be held on the platinum wire in the flame, it imparts an intense yellow color. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  7. Carbonate of Sodium occurs as soda and best soda, the former in dirty crystalline masses, the latter of a purer white colour. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  8. Again, it is the result of an excess of sodium carbonate used in treatment for some other difficulty where animal or vegetable oil finds its way into the boiler. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  9. Sodium exists almost everywhere. – The Apple by Various
  10. When I saw that sightings had been made over Swamp Creek at the time of sodium shots, I got an idea. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  11. We now go straight to the ocean for the amount of sodium of denudative origin. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  12. Many foods contain naturally small amounts of sodium chloride. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  13. A tonic is quite necessary in this condition, and the following I am sure will be followed by good results if the case is not of too long a standing: Sodium Bicarbonate, eight ounces; Pulv. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  14. Perhaps the best of these is reduction by palladium black and sodium hypophosphite. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  15. The result is that the nucleus of the sodium atom gets away but it leaves this one electron behind. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills